• Evaluation and performance prediction of a wind turbine blade 

      Pierce, Warrick Tait (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      The aerodynamic performance of an existing wind turbine blade optimised for low wind speed conditions is investigated. The aerodynamic characteristics of four span locations are determined from surface pressure measurements ...
    • Solar assisted power generation (SAPG) : investigation of solar preheating of feedwater 

      Pierce, Warrick Tait (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Solar Assisted Power Generation (SAPG) can be seen as a synergy of solar and fossil plants – combining the environmental benefits of the former and the scale, efficiency and reliability of the latter. ...